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What I Learned … From Unemployment


The lessons I learned while I was out of work, out of money, and out of my mind. Unemployment sucks. Being laid off, downsized or terminated feels like you’ve been rejected, tossed out, and ex-communicated. It’s like walking around with a scarlet U. I have been there, done that, got the T-shirt, and wore it out. I went through the five…

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Live Life Like it’s Golden


Are you living to your potential? Last year, while I was going through a pretty rough patch, I read a blog post that became a beautiful source of inspiration to me. The post was from Bronnie Ware, an Australian writer and songwriter, on her blog, Inspiration and Chai. In “Regrets of the Dying,” Ware lists the five common regrets she…

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When All Else Fails, Put It In Writing


In this digital age of quick (and poor) communication, consider setting a new tone in writing Recently, I was preparing a “thank you” note to express gratitude to a busy executive for meeting with me in consideration to lead a project. Instead of shooting a quick email (which is commonplace today), I decided to pull out pen and paper. The…